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Origin & Meaning

The name Nola is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Nola is "famous".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "little champion, chariot-fighter".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 807  in baby name popularity for girls with 342 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Nola Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nola has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nola to other names.


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Related Names

Nola is a form of the name Nolan.

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Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Nola in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.